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A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy

Her instrument, at least, had never let her down, and Vaughan took it for granted, smoking and snorting coke. In 1989, she learned she had lung cancer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits

This book reflects the current thinking and research on how consumers’ perception of product risks and benefits affects their behavior. It provides the scientific, regulatory and industrial research community with a conceptual and methodological referenc
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 11, 2017 21:44
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Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits

The contributions address various aspects of consumer psychology and behavior, risk perception and communication, marketing research strategies, as well as consumer product regulation.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:41
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[Minnesota] New book remembers Miles Lord as a maverick judge

Roberta Walburn recounts in her engrossing and trenchant new biography “Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice,”...garnered widespread praise for her work in the tobacco case, as well as the nickname “the Document Diva” in
Minnesota Lawyer
added Jul 11, 2017 16:31
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The Children of ‘1984’: Dystopia Down the Decades

Room 101, where victims confront the thing they fear most, has lent its name to a British comedy show in which celebrities discuss their pet peeves. Boris Johnson has inveighed against, among other things, boiled eggs and “hysteria about passive smoking.”
New York Times
added Jun 15, 2017 15:13
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[Iraq, Mid-east] IN HIS FINAL DAYS, SADDAM HUSSEIN SHARED STORIES WITH AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND SMOKED CUBAN CIGARS

Saddam appeared to derive immense satisfaction from simple pleasures, like smoking his cigars. He would carefully—almost theatrically—pull a Cohiba from the emptied wet wipe box he carried them in. Then he’d light the cigar, savoring every inhalation befo
Newsweek
added Jun 14, 2017 21:35
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[UK] Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part in the ‘Jenny and Bear’ contest, which presents a tale about the dangers of second hand smoke. The Primary One pupils from St Machan’s Primary were judged as the winners after coming up with the name
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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‘On Fire’ Makes Bad Habits Sound Very Sweet

This book will make you want to start smoking again. (Until you recall that Brown died, apparently of a heart attack, at 53.)
New York Times
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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3 Books That Help Make Sense of the Climate Change Debate

these scientists have not limited their scientific dissents to climate-related issues; they have also argued against the adverse health effects of tobacco smoke. Calling them “Merchants of Doubt,” Oreskes and Conway explore the motivations behind their st
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2017 18:09
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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